From physically challenged student to successful entrepreneur: The tale of Mohua

Zannatun Ferdous Mohua (24), a physically challenged student of Bogura Government Azizul Haque College, has become a successful e-commerce entrepreneur, by exporting several hand-made embroidery products to foreign countries.

10 Minute School raises $2m seed funding

Online educational platform 10 Minute School has raised $2 million in seed funding from Surge, Sequoia Capital India’s rapid scale-up programme, to increase investment in product and technology.

DataBird LaunchPad 2021 winners announced; Kori and Remotely crowned champions

DataBird - a Bangladeshi IT company working on building an internet ecosystem, recently celebrated the winning of 6 innovative ideas at the Grand Finale of DataBird LaunchPad 2021, held on October 7, 2021, Thursday, at the BCC auditorium, ICT Division, Dhaka.

Bangladesh-based renewable energy start-up SOLshare closes $1.46m financing round

Bangladesh-based renewable energy start-up SOLshare has been awarded a $120,000 cash prize along with a $364,000 fund for investment by EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s largest sustainable energy engine, to support expansion of SOLshare’s pioneering peer-to-peer solar trading platform.

Accelerate Bangladesh, country’s first virtual health-tech accelerator, launched

Accelerate Bangladesh, an investment readiness programme by BetterStories Limited and Bangladesh Angels Network in collaboration with Bridge for Billions and Biniyog Briddhi, has been launched via a virtual webinar.

24pc of female online entrepreneurs shut businesses in June: study

Though the online sales of health products and daily essentials were booming due to Covid-19, the ongoing pandemic has taken a heavy toll on online retailers of fashion, cosmetics, and other imported products, says a recent study.

May 3, 2022
May 3, 2022

From physically challenged student to successful entrepreneur: The tale of Mohua

Zannatun Ferdous Mohua (24), a physically challenged student of Bogura Government Azizul Haque College, has become a successful e-commerce entrepreneur, by exporting several hand-made embroidery products to foreign countries.

December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021

10 Minute School raises $2m seed funding

Online educational platform 10 Minute School has raised $2 million in seed funding from Surge, Sequoia Capital India’s rapid scale-up programme, to increase investment in product and technology.

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

DataBird LaunchPad 2021 winners announced; Kori and Remotely crowned champions

DataBird - a Bangladeshi IT company working on building an internet ecosystem, recently celebrated the winning of 6 innovative ideas at the Grand Finale of DataBird LaunchPad 2021, held on October 7, 2021, Thursday, at the BCC auditorium, ICT Division, Dhaka.

August 24, 2021
August 24, 2021

Shikho partners with India-based Teachmint to bring live classes

Fresh from announcing their latest funding round of $1.3m USD, home-grown Bangladeshi edtech Shikho, a Dhaka-based edtech startup building a hyper-localized digital learning ecosystem, and Teachmint, India’s largest teaching platform, today announced a partnership to deliver classroom solutions to students in Bangladesh leveraging Teachmint’s live class technology infrastructure. 

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Fashol.com aims to solve ages old supply chain problems for farmers and retailers

Fashol.com, a wholesale marketplace for retailers, collects products--fruits and vegetables--from different parts of the country at night, including the wholesale markets of the capital and brings them to the Fashol distribution centre. In the next step, products get sorted using in house sorting method and then goods are delivered to the retailer early every morning. Retailers get 5% -10% lower prices than the market price. Fashol.com also offers zero delivery costs to retailers.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Huge potential exists in startup collaboration

India sees huge potential in collaborations with Bangladesh regarding fostering startups, especially those in the entertainment industry that produce films and music or provide streaming services.

July 9, 2021
July 9, 2021

How to look for co-founders for your startup

However, just having co-founders is not enough. Having the right co-founders is crucial for your team to perform satisfactorily and your business to succeed in the long run. The challenge lies in finding the co-founder who is right for both- your business and yourself as a co-founder.

June 9, 2021
June 9, 2021

“Young Entrepreneurs & Innovators are in the lead of building Digital Bangladesh”- Palak

The Hon'ble State Minister of ICT Division Mr Zunaid Ahmed Palak MP enlightened the media about the present state and the future action plans of BIG 2021.

April 4, 2021
April 4, 2021

Nagad, the world’s fastest-growing MFS

It took only about two years to translate an idea into a business and make Nagad the fastest-growing mobile financial service in the world, thanks to the adoption of state-of-the-art technologies and a disruptive approach, which also sped up the overall financial inclusion in Bangladesh.

March 31, 2021
March 31, 2021

Launching Ceremony of “Probashi” App

The launching ceremony of the “Probashi” app was held on March 30, 2021 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the ball room of Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon. The chief guest of the event was the State Minister for Ministry of Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam, MP. The special guests were Kabir Bin Anwar, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Dr. Ahmed Munirus Saleheen, Secretary, Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment, Hosne Ara Begum ndc, Managing Director (Secretary), Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority, Tina F Jabeen, CPA, Managing Director & CEO, Startup Bangladesh Ltd, ICT Division, and Asif Ibrahim, Chairman, Chittagong Stock Exchange Ltd.